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Calling on anti-violence activists to step up

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 5:13 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party co-leaders believe every individual, whānau, hapū and iwi can help stop the high level of family violence that exists in our country. More >>

Bill’s Indecent Haste Makes a Mockery of Our Democracy

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 2:45 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party urges people to make a submission on the Countering Terrorism Fighters Legislation Bill today and ask for an extension to the timeframe for this important bill. Public submissions on the bill close today and the Foreign Affairs, Defence ... More >>

Countering Terrorist Fighters Legislation Bill

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 9:01 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party rises today in support of the first reading of the Countering Terrorism Fighters Legislation Bill. But let me make it quite clear from the outset that our support in subsequent stages is conditional upon our concerns being addressed. We ... More >>

He Aituā: Te Orohi Paul

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 1:23 pm | The Maori Party

"We are devastated by the loss of Te Orohi Paul. She has been a stalwart supporter of the Māori Party since its inception and one of my guiding lights," says Māori Party Co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell. More >>

Maori Party urges careful consideration of report

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 2:53 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is encouraging New Zealanders to make a commitment towards reading stage one of the Paparahi o te Raki (Northland District) inquiry. “The report comes at a time when there is fresh energy for looking at the importance of Māori history ... More >>

Disability progress an ongoing priority for Maori Party

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 2:50 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party has endorsed the accolades issued to former Minister for Disability Issues, Hon Tariana Turia, who was recently awarded lifetime membership from CCS Disability Action. More >>

Poroporoaki: Kingi Matthews

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 11:14 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party has acknowledged with great sadness the passing of 28 Maori Battalion D Company Veteran and former Maori All Black, Kingi Matthews of Ngāti Kahungunu and Rangitane. More >>

Poroporoaki: Eru Thompson

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 10:57 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party flag flies at half-mast today, in the passing of a much loved friend, supporter, champion and kaumātua of the people, Eru Thompson. “We stand with Te Kawerau ā Maki, Ngāti Te Ata, Ngāti Māhanga, Ngāti Pūkenga and Tainui waka, ... More >>

Turia: Women's Refuge Conference 2014

Friday, 31 October 2014, 11:15 am | The Maori Party

This is a milestone moment in my life. This will be my last official address as Co-leader of the Maori Party. On Saturday night at our Hui-a-Tau, I will be standing down from that role and enabling a new co-leader, wahine, to take the party forward. More >>

Labour doing its best to confuse the public

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 4:48 pm | The Maori Party

New Labour MP Peeni Henare has claimed that the Māori Party’s stand against the Employment Relations Amendment Bill is a sham and has asked the Party to “fess up over its voting record”. More >>

Maiden Address Marama Fox

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 7:57 pm | The Maori Party

E te Mana Whakawā nei rā te mihi mahana ki a koe, anō rā ki te whare hoki. I terā wiki i tū ake au ki te tuku mihi ki tērā o ngā hoea kua hinga ā e tika me mihi ki a rātou katoa kua mate, kei ngā ringa o te Atua e karapoti nei i a rātou ... More >>

Māori Party condemns Employment Relations Amendment Bill

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 4:13 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party condemns the Employment Relations Amendment Bill. “We are utterly opposed to this bill which will reduce worker’s rights, endanger job security and decimate the good faith provisions of workplace bargaining,” says Māori Party ... More >>

Notice of Motion: The Loss of the soldier killed in Ottawa

Friday, 24 October 2014, 12:44 pm | The Maori Party

I stand today on behalf of the Māori Party to express our heartfelt sympathies to the Canadian Parliament, the Canadian people, and most of all to the family and loved ones of the soldiers whose lives have been tragically stolen. More >>

Party concerned about TVNZ intentions for Māori programming

Friday, 24 October 2014, 9:28 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party has responded to today’s shock announcement that with the exception of Te Karere, TVNZ intends to outsource production of all its Māori and Pacific programmes from next year. More >>

Address in Reply Debate

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 9:13 am | The Maori Party

Tēnā koe, Mr Assistant Speaker. Firstly, can I say congratulations on your appointment. Even if you have not made too many decisions already I am threatening to recall the Speaker to give you something to think about and test out your facing the things ... More >>

The Passing of Gough Whitlam

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 9:11 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party stands, along with our colleagues in the House, to acknowledge the passing of Gough Whitlam. More >>

Māori Party on the Security Council notice of motion

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 9:08 am | The Maori Party

Mihi to the team that put forward the successful bid – and in particular Murray McCully, Jim McLay, David Shearer, former Prime Ministers Helen Clark and Jim Bolger More >>

New Māori Party MP confronts a long-standing dilemma

Monday, 20 October 2014, 8:08 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party List MP Marama Fox has given careful consideration to whether she will get ejected from the House of Representatives on her first day for wanting to uphold Te Tiriti o Waitangi as a MP during the Commission Opening of the 51st Parliament. More >>

Maori Party celebrates release of kidnapped schoolgirls

Sunday, 19 October 2014, 7:19 pm | The Maori Party

The Maori Party is celebrating the release of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamic militants almost six months ago. More >>

Māori Party mourns the loss of a distinguished art historian

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 9:28 am | The Maori Party

He mamae nui kua tau ki te tini o te tangata i te rongo kua tīraha te rangatira, te mātanga toi o te Taitokerau a Te Ahorangi Jonathan Mane-Wheoki. E hika, noho mai hei whetū ki te poho o Ranginui kia tīaho iho mai koe ki tō iwi mō ake tonu ... More >>



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